Dunne hits out at politicians' 'huge intrusion' on family grief

Dunne hits out at politicians' 'huge intrusion' on family griefUnited Future leader Peter Dunne has accused politicians of intruding into the grief of the Muliaga family.And in a veiled reference to Prime Minister Helen Clark, he suggested politicians were wading too far into the tragedy.Mr… [NZ Politics]

I generally think Peter Dunne is a pompous prick, but today he has slammed Clark et al for their crass grandstanding over the assisted suicide of Mrs Muliaga.

Clark is simply clutching at any available straw to shore up her flagging poll ratings. 

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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story.  And when he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet.   Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet, and as a result he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist that takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him.  But you can’t ignore him.